WBJournal | Government & Politics http://www.wbjournal.com/ Get the latest news about Government & Politics en-us <![CDATA[Union Station in transition, authority chair says]]> 2018-10-19T16:07:40
Union Station is in a transitional period as it works to lure new stat
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<![CDATA[IPG lands $2.5M state grant for $70M expansion]]> 2018-10-19T11:18:09
Oxford laser maker IPG Photonics is getting another public subsidy, th
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<![CDATA[Pot testing labs approved in Framingham, Salem]]> 2018-10-19T09:07:05
Marijuana regulators on Thursday approved two testing laboratories to
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<![CDATA[Franklin marijuana grower building out retail space]]> 2018-10-18T14:42:23
New England Treatment Access, a Franklin marijuana grower and seller,
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<![CDATA[Baker pursuing state, federal drug purchasing reform ]]> 2018-10-18T11:24:50
Gov. Charlie Baker's administration is preparing to roll out a proposa
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<![CDATA[Holliston marijuana parent company completes $835M merger with Toronto firm]]> 2018-10-18T11:18:03
The New York City-based iAnthus Capital Holdings, the parent company o
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<![CDATA[Worcester vacancy rate hits year low]]> 2018-10-17T17:02:52
The vacancy rate for office and lab space in Worcester hit 10.1 percen
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<![CDATA[Framingham's MCR Labs on tap for final marijuana testing license ]]> 2018-10-17T11:37:03
Two marijuana testing labs - including one in Framingham - are set to
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<![CDATA[10 things we learned about Worcester's PawSox negotiations from reading the city's emails]]> 2018-10-16T17:40:27
Following the team's announcement of plans to relocate in advance of t
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<![CDATA[Experts: Out-of-staters boost Mass. economy]]> 2018-10-16T10:02:09
Economists have long argued that a labor crunch in Massachusetts, punc
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<![CDATA[Second Kelley Square design workshop set for Oct. 24]]> 2018-10-15T16:43:13
Engineers are starting to plan what could be a drastic overhaul of Kel
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<![CDATA[Central Mass. nonprofits share $383K of state small-business grants]]> 2018-10-15T11:37:21
Seven nonprofits in Central Massachusetts will share $383,000 among mo
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<![CDATA[As state economy grows, questions of where new labor is coming from]]> 2018-10-15T11:25:20
The most recent numbers from the state show a sharp uptick in the labo
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<![CDATA[Stephanie Ramey is transforming $900K into heads in beds]]> 2018-10-15T06:00:00
In April, Stephanie Ramey was promoted from corporate and events sales
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<![CDATA[Businesses should set their own staffing levels ]]> 2018-10-15T06:00:00
On Nov. 6, Massachusetts voters will be tasked with deciding three bal
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<![CDATA[Be cautious in assessing changes in median income]]> 2018-10-15T06:00:00
Much caution needs to be exercised in interpreting figures regarding s
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<![CDATA[Movers & Shakers]]> 2018-10-15T06:00:00
Thirteen professionals were on the move recently in Central Massachuse
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<![CDATA[A year after launching Epic, UMass Memorial will update its electronic records]]> 2018-10-15T06:00:00
More than a year after its Oct. 1, 2017 rollout of an electronic recor
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<![CDATA[Manufacturing has become the most targeted industry by cyber criminals]]> 2018-10-15T06:00:00
As the manufacturing industry becomes more technological, with more co
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<![CDATA[Millis prepares for years of housing growth as 324-unit development hits former golf course]]> 2018-10-15T06:00:00
A luxury housing development in Millis once derailed by the Great Rece
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